Students, is there an instructor or academic advisor who has had a positive impact on your academic journey at Metropolitan State University? Someone who made an extraordinary difference to you? You can thank that advisor or instructor with an award nomination:

  • Excellence in Teaching
  • Carol C. Ryan Excellence in Advising

Based on student nominations, the outstanding teachers and advisors are chosen and recognized each year for their contributions. They receive their awards at the annual Fall Faculty Conference.

1) Students can submit nominations for both awards throughout the year.

2) Submit completed forms via email to or mail to:

Center for Faculty Development
Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106

Questions? Email